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  • HealthCare.gov sign-ups: 6 people. Yes, 6 Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | 10:59 PM ET

    Just six enrollments made it through HealthCare.Gov in the first 24 hours, documents from the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee show.

  • Michele Bachmann: Make Obamacare voluntary Friday, 1 Nov 2013 | 8:45 AM ET
    U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN)

    Instead of coercing Americans to buy a product they don’t want from a website that doesn’t work, let’s give them more choices and make Obamacare voluntary, said Rep. Michele Bachmann.

  • Nurse shares story of losing her plan     Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | 7:52 PM ET

    CNBC's Larry Kudlow speaks with Joan Carrico, a nurse who is losing her current health care plan by the end of the year. Carrico says she has been battling cancer for 6 years, and is "devastated" over losing her plan.

  • Obama blames 'bad apple' insurers for plan cuts Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | 9:56 AM ET
    President Obama speaks in Boston to bolster support for Obamacare.

    As administration officials scrambled to fix technical glitches, Obama blamed private insurers for a separate problem that has critics questioning his honesty.

  • Another delay for small-biz health exchanges? Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | 11:49 AM ET
    Heathcare.gov SHOP Marketplace for small businesses

    Small businesses are navigating the maze of health law regulations, and figuring out when the Small Business Health Options Program will be available.

  • Why Obamacare could raise your premiums at work Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | 8:56 AM ET
    An attendee looks over brochures about affordable health care as she waits in line during the WeConnect Health Enrollment Information & Wellness Event in Oakland, California.

    In some 2014 open enrollment documents, companies are specifically citing the law as a factor for employees' costs rising.

  • For young and uninsured, Obamacare impact sets in Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | 2:36 PM ET

    A young freelancer tells CNBC about her realization that Obamacare will actually increase her health-care costs.

  • Obama says 'not happy' with Healthcare.gov rollout Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | 4:32 PM ET
    President Barack Obama addresses issues over Obamacare in Boston on Oct. 30, 2013.

    President Barack Obama says he "not happy" about the problems with his health care website and takes "full responsibility" for resolving the issues.

  • Can the government sue over Obamacare disaster? Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | 10:08 AM ET
    A message is seen on the computer indicating that there are too many visitors on the Affordable Care Act site to continue.

    Who's to blame for the disastrous Obamacare rollout? Here's a checklist for legal red flags the Obama administration should be looking for.

  • HealthCare.gov access back after prolonged outage Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | 8:42 AM ET

    Access to HealthCare.gov resumed Thursday morning after a prolonged outage the government blamed on networking provider Verizon Terremark.

  • Obamacare fixes need years: Cleveland Clinic CEO Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | 9:17 AM ET

    Obamacare is going to have unintended consequences that will need to be addressed, but "imperfections" will be changed over time, Cleveland Clinic CEO Toby Cosgrove told CNBC.

  • Obama's standing drops after health-care fiasco, shutdown Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | 6:30 PM ET
    President Barack Obama

    A new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll has found President Obama's job approval rating has tumbled by 5 percentage points in less than three weeks.

  • Langone to GOP: Shutdown gave party 'black eye' Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | 12:04 PM ET
    Rep. James Lankford, R-Okla and Ken Langone.

    Shutting down the government over Obamacare hurt Republicans, billionaire Ken Langone told CNBC in an exchange with the chairman of the House Republican Policy Committee.

  • Obamacare site down again; data hub inaccessible Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | 2:29 PM ET
    Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius speaks during the House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing about the troubled launch of the Healthcare.gov website in October 2013.

    The federal Obamacare marketplace remained out of service because of the second outage this week of the company that hosts key components of the site.

  • Op-ed: ObamaCare flimflam exploited voters Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | 11:34 AM ET
    Affordable Care Act navigator Nini Hadwen (R) speaks with Jorge Hernandez (L) and Marta Aguirre as they shop for health insurance in Miami.

    Obama promised the Affordable Care Act would save families $2,500 a year. That was flimflam bait, said economist and professor Peter Morici.

  • EHealth's CEO says he can fix Obamacare Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | 6:00 AM ET
    Gary Lauer, chairman, president and chief executive officer of eHealth Inc.

    A top online health insurance marketplace is asking President Obama to let it run the shopping and enrollment process for troubled HealthCare.gov.

  • Governor to Obamacare critics: 'Chill out' Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | 11:01 AM ET
    Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear

    The Kentucky Obamacare website has been "going gangbusters," Gov. Steve Beshear said, adding the online federal exchange problems will be fixed.

  • Aetna CEO: Why insurance will be costing more Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 4:13 PM ET
    Mark Bertolini, CEO of Aetna.

    Many health-care plans do not offer all the benefits required under Obamacare which means premiums are likely to jump, Aetna's CEO Mark Bertolini told CNBC.

  • Obama expected to link Mass., federal health laws Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | 8:42 AM ET

    When President Obama lands in Boston to talk about the federal health insurance overhaul, he'll be hoping to draw parallels with Massachusetts' law.

  • Benefits an insurer must provide under Obamacare Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 12:10 PM ET
    President Barack Obama delivers remarks about the error-plagued launch of the Affordable Care Act's online enrollment in the Rose Garden of the White House.

    The cost of private health insurance starting Jan. 1 will vary, but under Obamacare nearly everyone will have the same minimum level of benefits.

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